Bishop Sandra shares the story of one of our newly commissioned pastors and how he heard God's call at Memorial UMC in Williamson 15 years ago.
Are we listening for God's voice? How are we encouraging others to not only hear God's voice - but to respond to God's call and claim on their lives?
We give thanks for God, whose love is extravagant and generous!
Bishop Sandra and Rev. David Donathan share the Prayer of St Francis with us today.
Lord make me an instrument of your peace...
Have you ever thought about what makes a bridge reliable?
Bishop Sandra's reflection and prayer this morning explores expansion joints and how they relate to our relationship with God and others.
Who is a spiritual friend, and/or what is a spiritual practice that helps you to get to where God is calling you to go?
Bishop Sandra leads us in prayer as we celebrate Jesus' majesty!
Today we celebrate Christ the King Sunday - and the last Sunday of the Christian year.
Whose Side are you Leaning On?
Bishop Sandra encourages us to think about those whose lives may feel out of kilter and how we can show them and tell them about leaning on Jesus for support and hope.
Have there ever been times that you felt that you just couldn't pray?
Bishop Sandra shares from her own experience about how she is able to gain strength from the prayers of others when times are difficult.
She invites us to ponder this question: "Who today needs your prayers so that they may step more fully into life?"
Psalm 72, a psalm that reminds us that we are precious in God's sight, is the scripture passage that guides our prayer focus this morning.
Bishop Sandra invites us to think about how we will be messengers for God, opening our eyes to meet the needs of others in Christ's name.
Bishop Sandra sits with 'homeless Jesus' as she shares today's reflection, based on Deuteronomy 15:11.
Together we pray for those who are homeless, those who need medical care, and for those who just need to know that someone, somewhere, really does care about them. As we pray we seek to be able to see the needs around us.
Bishop Sandra invites us to discern the mission and ministry to which God is calling us in this season.
Matthew 22:34-40 is our prayer focus today as Bishop Sandra share's today's reflection from Chester United Methodist Church in the Northern District.
As we consider how we are connected to God and one another, we are asked to ponder: How have I shown God's love to another today?
On this election day, Bishop Sandra reminds us to remember our faith commitment and grounding.
How does the gospel compel us to respond as faithful Christians in our community?
What joy there is when we come together to work for the Body of Christ!
Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball leads us in prayer, with John 3:16-17 as our morning scripture lesson.
Today we pray, trusting that we are indeed God's children - and God's love will not let us go as we lean into the promises of the days yet to be revealed.
Bishop Sandra answers some questions that she is often asked about prayer:
What is prayer?
How do I pray?
Watch to learn how Bishop Sandra lives life as prayer.
Isaiah 51 is the scripture passage that informs this morning's prayer with Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball. She encourages us all to be "God's light to the nations."
Bishop Sandra also shares a prayer from the Africana Worship Book “Lord, Free your People From False Beliefs” by Tony Peterson.
This morning Bishop Sandra Steiner Ball explores the Gospel of John 12:20-26.
As you listen please consider: What human needs abound in your community?
Join Bishop Sandra and take these needs to Jesus in prayer.
October 18, 2020
We give thanks for the partnerships that laity and clergy have with one another across the West Virginia conference.
Bishop Sandra shares John 1:35 and invites us to grow in faith AND help others do the same.